Are schools open?

SD 57 Prince George – school facilities open. Students should not attend school but any that do will be given access to warm, secure room while principals make contact with parents/guardians to get students home. Requesting parents keep children at home. No bus service.

Note that Friday, March 9th, is already scheduled as a professional development day for teachers.

What other school districts are doing across the province:

A variety of camps and child care options are being publicized. Some that have been sent to me are:


Following the news that courses are cancelled in schools next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Le Cercle des Canadiens Français is offering a French day camp for kids 6 to 12 years old from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Cost: 30$ a day (special price for other children of the same family). Snacks and lunch will need to be provided. These camps will only go ahead upon a minimum of 5 registrations. The program will include: culinary art, crafts, music, movies, hiking in the park, etc. There are limited spaces so please register as soon as possible; payments will be received on Monday morning.


Renée Trépanier, Directrice Générale / Executive Director, Le Cercle des Canadiens Français


Tél: 250-561-2565 Fax: 250-561-7319



Superhero Camp at Otway



Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday March 5,6,7 2012 10:00am to 3:00pm.

$35.00 per day (rentals and day pass extra)

Must register before 5pm the day ahead in order to guarantee instructor availability.

Minimum 5 participants per day.

More details here.


Big Brothers / Big Sisters

Letters were sent to parents in our After School Care Program about the availability of full day programming on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Our agency will offering a limited time “Big Bunch” Group Mentoring Program. Limited spots may be available. For more information about registration please contact


If you have a program with more room for children, please feel free to comment on this post. 

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